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Old 09-24-2009, 08:18 AM   #1
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power brakes or non power brakes?

Hey all,

i can't figure out what the truck has
whats the easiest way to tell?
i need to replace both wheel cylinders and there is a $30 a piece difference.
its a 1985 extcab s10 with a 2.5l 4cyl 5spd
Old 09-24-2009, 08:37 AM   #2
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

do you hassomething like this on your firewall?

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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

if not you got manual brakes.
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

A $30 each difference? So one way it cost $15 each and the other way it cost $-15?
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

Have you ever driven thE vehicle?
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

Well, My truck doesnt have power brakes and the pedal is about 10" higher then the gas pedal. My knee hits the steering wheel everytime I brake, and I have to have the seat back all the way. Maybe if you have this problem you have non-power brakes..lol
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

brakes are for pussies
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

thanks for the replies guys
Yes, i have driven the truck, but it was sitting in a dudes backyard for 2 years and wasn't driven, went out and started it up every so often, but that didn't help anything else on the truck... hell, by the time im done it'll be all brand new parts haha.

And yes, i have the brake booster, which i figured was for power brakes, but i rarely work on american made cars, so i didn't know if there was anything weird and different
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Re: power brakes or non power brakes?

Quote: Originally Posted by kameirocco
And yes, i have the brake booster, which i figured was for power brakes, but i rarely work on american made cars, so i didn't know if there was anything weird and different
Thats what you find on imports.
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